Tyler Gleason (Diné), a senior majoring in K-12 Education, will be directing a play in the Fort Lewis College “Native American Stories For All Ages” fall program. From October 15 through 23, Gleason will be helming the production of Chief Tender-Foot, originally penned by Indigenous playwright Annawyn Shamas.
In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, Indigenous women are striving to achieve their academic goals. Nina Polk, who was a first-year at Fort Lewis College last year, spoke to Colorado Public Radio and The Hechinger Report about the challenges she faced as a new college student during the pandemic.
In a Salt Lake Tribune op-ed, Laci Begaye, a senior majoring in English Secondary Education, argues against the use of heavily mechanized land-management techniques. Advocating for minimally invasive, hands-on techniques, Begaye implores the next generation of land stewards to preserve the ancestral integrity of public lands in perpetuity.
Skyhawks football is readying for their first full season since 2019 after the COVID-19 pandemic all but shut down most athletics last year.